Web FontFonts are high quality, screen-optimized fonts designed specifically for web use. FontFonter uses custom CSS and other techniques to temporarily replace a site’s font styles with Web FontFonts, making it a great tool for web designers to quickly see how their site will appear using different font combinations with doing any coding.
FontFonter also offers a handy browser bookmrarklet that works in Safari, Chrome and Firefox which brings up a small floating panel to allow you to select serif and sans-serif fonts to apply the site you’re currently viewing.
Font names often contain cryptic abbreviations. It was even more murky in the “old days”, with severely strict limits on the length of fonts menu names. Although it’s gotten better over time, there are still plenty of font name abbreviations out there.
Abbreviations mostly fall in several common categories: foundry name, language, weight, and a few more. I’m embarrassed to admit that it was years before I knew the “SC” after a font’s name meant “SmallCaps.” Ugh!
In any case, Extensis has put together an exhaustive list of font abbreviations and their definitions, which you can check out here.
The FontShop Plugin Beta allows designers and other type enthusiasts to try out FontShop fonts directly inside Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CS5.5. You can preview any of the over 150,000 FontShop fonts for free, in the context of your own artwork. This is a great new way to find the perfect typographic fit for your project.
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So, there we were. Not more than 2 minutes into the trial, and Apple conceded to trying to hoodwink the judge.
This situation is typical of any corporation, but it’s sad to see our beloved Apple sinking to these legal tactics. Thankfully, this user prevailed. It’s really sad commentary on the state of our legal system, but also a black eye to Apple.
Read more about Apple’s tactics, if you can stomach it.
A brochure made for a hotel, spa or anything related to relaxing must act like a mirror to the viewer’s desires. This type of brochure must make you dream of that location and to feel like you are in a vacation while reading it. It must sell the service even if you don’t have enough information about it.
In this article you can see a collection of 15 gorgeous examples of brochures related to travel and leisure.
The Dropbox service is such an important part of its users’ workflow that Dropbox service-related plugins for WordPress are popping up everywhere. Check out a few creative ways to integrate your WordPress site with your Dropbox account, including things like backing up your WordPress site to Dropbox, or set up a form to upload files from your site directly to your Dropbox account.